Ncl.ac.uk - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
97% 
Page quality
56% 
Page structure
37% 
Link structure
93% 
Server
19% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.48 s
File size
43.80 kB
Words
321
Media files
21
Number of links
44 internal / 27 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
The things we do here make a difference out there - Newcastle University
The page title should be shorter than 580 pixels. It is 660 pixels long. Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Explore our beautiful campus and city, find out about our courses and hear from our friendly students and staff. Let’s get to know each other better.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (899 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
No canonical link is specified.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en
Server location: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
The following language is defined by HTML: en
Alternate/Hreflang Links
(Somewhat important)
There are no alternate links specified on this page.
Other meta tags
(Somewhat important)
There is no rel next meta tag on this page.
There is no rel prev meta tag on this page.
Domain
(Somewhat important)
The domain is no subdomain.
The domain length is good.
The domain does not contain non-latin characters.
Page URL
(Somewhat important)
No parameters were found in the URL.
No session ID was found in the URL.
The URL does not have too many subdirectories.
Charset encoding
(Somewhat important)
The charset encoding (UTF-8) is set correctly.
Doctype
(Nice to have)
The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
Favicon
(Nice to have)
No favicon is linked in the HTML code.

Meta tags

NameValue
descriptionExplore our beautiful campus and city, find out about our courses and hear from our friendly students and staff. Let’s get to know each other better.
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
content management systemTerminalFOUR
ncl_templateZephyr
langen
X-UA-CompatibleIE=edge
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
There are only 321 words on this page. Good pages should have about 800 words of useful content.
26.8% of the text are stop words.
Words from the H1 heading are used in the page content.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
6 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 20.33 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 13 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 6 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
1 images have no alt attribute. The content of alt attributes is used by search engines.
Social Networks
(Nice to have)
This page is optimized perfectly for social networks.
Additional markup
(Nice to have)
No additional page markup was found.
HTTPS
(Somewhat important)
This website uses HTTPS to protect privacy and integrity of the exchanged data.
All included files are also transferred via HTTPS.

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Remembering Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Too many H1 headings
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Remembering Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
H1 Remembering Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Duplicate text
H2 Undergraduate Open Days
H2 Support Us
H2 International students
H2 Who we are
H2 Latest from Newcastle
H2 Our research
H2 Work with us
H2 Study with us
H4 A lifetime of service and duty
H4 Remembering Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Duplicate text
H4 Vindolanda Adventure: New online game opens up fort's history
H4 Newcastle
H5 Newcastle Duplicate text
H5 Malaysia | Singapore
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The number of internal links is ok.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (27) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.ncl.ac.uk/No Text
https://www.ncl.ac.uk/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.ncl.ac.uk/Logo
https://www.ncl.ac.uk/Home
https://www.ncl.ac.uk/who-we-are/Who we Are
https://www.ncl.ac.uk/study/Study
https://www.ncl.ac.uk/research/Research
/work-with-us/Work with Us
/staffandstudents/Staff & Students
/business-and-partnerships/Business
https://www.ncl.ac.uk/alumni/Alumni
https://www.ncl.ac.uk/press/Press Office
https://www.ncl.ac.uk/careers/Careers Service
https://www.ncl.ac.uk/vacancies/Job Vacancies
https://www.ncl.ac.uk/library/Library
/accommodation/Accommodation
https://directory.ncl.ac.uk/External People Search
https://www.ncl.ac.uk/Anchor Trivial anchor text
More
https://www.ncl.ac.uk/Anchor Less
/press/articles/latest/2022/09...Read our tribute
/study/meet/undergraduate-open...Undergraduate Open Days Register now for our on campus Open Days. Come and visit us in person on Saturday 1 October and Saturday 19 November, 09.00 to 16.00.
https://supportus.ncl.ac.uk/External Support Us Join our global community supporting future students, future research and a future of positive change in our city and around the world.
/international/International students Information for international students applying for 2022 entry.
https://www.ncl.ac.uk/who-we-are/Who we are
/press/articles/latest/2022/09...A lifetime of service and duty Dr Martin Farr reflects on the life of Queen Elizabeth II.
IMG-ALT A lifetime of service and duty
/press/articles/latest/2022/09...Remembering Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II The University joins the nation in mourning.
IMG-ALT Remembering Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
/press/articles/latest/2022/09...Vindolanda Adventure: New online game opens up fort's history A new educational resource for budding video gamers and archaeologists set at the ancient Roman...
IMG-ALT Vindolanda Adventure: New online game opens up fort's history
https://www.ncl.ac.uk/research/Our research Our researchers are developing solutions to some of the most pressing issues facing the world today.
/work-with-us/Work with us We collaborate with governments, industry, the creative and cultural sector and community groups.
https://www.ncl.ac.uk/study/Study with us
https://www.ncl.ac.uk/numed/Malaysia
https://www.ncl.ac.uk/singapore/Singapore
https://supportus.ncl.ac.uk/External Support us
https://www.ncl.ac.uk/press/Text duplicate Press Office
https://www.ncl.ac.uk/vacancies/Job Vacancies at Newcastle University
/who-we-are/contact/maps/Maps & Directions
/community-living/Community Living
https://www.ncl.ac.uk/sitemap/University Site Index
https://www.ncl.ac.uk/foi/Freedom of Information
/info/accessibility/Accessibility
/foi/publication-scheme/policies/Policies & Procedures
/who-we-are/structure/transpar...Transparency Information
/info/photos/Photography Credits
https://www.ncl.ac.uk/info/legal/Legal
/media/wwwnclacuk/freedomofinf...Slavery & Human Trafficking Statement
https://twitter.com/studentsnclNew window External Twitter
A-TITLE Twitter
https://www.facebook.com/newca...New window External Facebook
A-TITLE Facebook
https://www.youtube.com/user/n...New window External YouTube
A-TITLE YouTube
https://www.instagram.com/newc...New window External Instagram
A-TITLE Instagram
https://www.linkedin.com/schoo...New window External LinkedIn
A-TITLE LinkedIn
http://www.snapchat.com/add/ne...New window External Snapchat
A-TITLE Snapchat
http://www.weibo.com/UKNCLNew window External Weibo
A-TITLE Weibo
https://web.wechat.com/New window External Subdomain WeChat
A-TITLE WeChat
/info/socialmedia/accounts/Social media directory
A-TITLE Home%20%BB%20Go%20Mobile%20%BB%20www.ncl.ac.uk%20%BB%20Website%20Information%20and%20Feedback%20%BB%20Social%20Media%20%20%BB%20Our%20Accounts
https://www.ncl.ac.uk/info/legal/© Newcastle University
https://www.timeshighereducati...External IMG-ALT THE Impact Rankings
https://www.intostudy.com/en-g...External IMG-ALT INTO logo
https://www.nhs.uk/External IMG-ALT NHS Logo
https://www.topuniversities.co...External Anchor IMG-ALT QS Stars logo
https://www.erasmusplus.org.uk/External IMG-ALT Erasmus logo
https://newcastlehelix.com/External IMG-ALT Newcastle Helix logo
https://www.n8research.org.uk/External IMG-ALT N8 logo
https://www.ecu.ac.uk/equality...External IMG-ALT Athena Swan Logo
https://www.thenhsa.co.uk/External IMG-ALT NHSA
https://www.qaa.ac.uk/External IMG-ALT QAA logo
https://businessdisabilityforu...External IMG-ALT Business Disability Forum logo
https://www.stonewall.org.uk/External IMG-ALT Stonewall logo
https://www.siemens.com/uk/en/...External IMG-ALT Siemens logo
https://www.britishcouncil.jp/...External IMG-ALT Renkei logo
https://russellgroup.ac.uk/External IMG-ALT Russell Group logo
https://www.ecu.ac.uk/equality...External IMG-ALT Race Equality Charter logo

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.ncl.ac.uk/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The used PHP version is outdated and may be a security risk.
The X-powered header is sent within the response header. (unnecessary)
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.48 seconds is longer than the recommended limit of 0.4 seconds. A high response time unnecessarily slows down search engine crawling and results in bad user experience as well.
This page loads 13 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
This page only loads 2 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (44 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
dateSat, 17 Sep 2022 12:33:53 GMT
serverApache
x-powered-byPHP/5.4.16
varyAccept-Encoding
content-encodinggzip
content-length13859
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(Nice to have)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 29,810 referring domains.
This page has 4,837,313 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 21,917 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 6055 shares, comments and likes on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

User-agent: *
Disallow: /~nsdwww/mail

User-agent: *
Disallow: /~namm4

User-agent: *
Disallow: /Admin

User-agent: *
Disallow: /logstats

User-agent: *
Disallow: /regulations/programme/

User-agent: *
Disallow: /search

User-agent: *
Disallow: /module-catalogue/reporting/

User-agent: *
Disallow: /_mm/
Disallow: /_notes/
Disallow: /_baks/
Disallow: /MMWIP/
Disallow: /iss
Disallow: /Shibboleth.sso

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User-agent: *
Disallow: /*.mno$

# 01/04/19 for pt/digital 22
Sitemap: https://www.ncl.ac.uk/sitemap.xml

Search preview

www.ncl.ac.uk
The things we do here make a difference out there - Newcastle Unive...
Explore our beautiful campus and city, find out about our courses and hear from our friendly students and staff. Let’s get to know each other better.

Most important keywords

Following keywords were found. You can check the keyword optimization of this page for each keyword.

KeywordResultRecheck
Queen58%Check
Newcastle57%Check
Elizabeth56%Check
Queen Elizabeth II56%Check
Newcastle University54%Check
student50%Check
Students50%Check
Support Us50%Check
University47%Check
course46%Check

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